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Introducing picostrap, our new starter theme

We are actually at the third iteration of our theme, and it’s lighter and faster than ever! If you were used to CustomStrap, you’ll immediately feel at home with it. Why did we end up rewriting a theme for scratch? Well times have changed; time to drop jQuery and embrace vanilla JS. Time to drop […]

WordPress Page Builders PageSpeed Comparison 2020

WordPress Page Builders PageSpeed comparison How We beat the Bloat Blog November 4, 2020 Preface WordPress Page builders do not have a great reputation for generating fast webpages that achieve the lowest load times. In this experiment we’ll try to figure out whether this is still a myth or not – and see how our product […]

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LiveCanvas 1.5 and CustomStrap 2.6. Introducing custom headers and style packages

We have been silent for a while in these difficult times, but here is some great news. Powerful upgrades are available for CustomStrap and LiveCanvas. Let’s dive into it! Custom Header Finally you can now use the LiveCanvas editor  to design your site’s header too. [You’ll need to update both the Plugin and the Theme […]

Welcome, LiveCanvas 1.4: Custom Footer, Auto Update, History…

Listening to user feedback is the key to make a better product. LiveCanvas 1.4 introduces quite a few heavily requested features: Editing history management One-click plugin updates and update availability notification Ten fantastic, quality, brand-new readymade sections  Gutenberg blocks Footer Handling [ENHANCEMENT] Animations get now speed, duration and easing parameters [ENHANCEMENT] Color picker widgets get […]

CustomStrap 2.5: keeps your head cleaner

This update brings a cleaner head, and some minor fixes. We are always hungry of performance optimizations, so your content can shine. This time we are removing the built-in WordPress  wp-embed.js file. Some reading shows clearly that this file in not worth a browser HTTP request.  Another notable addition is fixing SVG logos – the […]

CustomStrap 2.4 is here: hot SASS recompile

This update brings a couple features which are really useful for everyone who likes to mingle with CSS / SASS code – enabling a much easier workflow when adding your own style. If you don’t know anything about SASS/SCSS and just talk plain CSS, read on – it might be the good moment to get […]

LiveCanvas 1.3: Readymade sections galore!

Building nice web pages just got much easier. In this release LiveCanvas gets a massive overhaul in the readymade sections department. More than fourty pure Bootstrap 4 – based, “lean” coded, useful readymades are there – now organized in a number of categories to ease browsing: Hero Content Features Gallery CTA Team Pricing Testimonials As […]

LiveCanvas 1.24 is out: Post Loops

Besides this being mainly a maintenance release, fixing some minor bugs, version 1.24 brings a new feature to the party: POST LOOPS. A new UI has been crafted to allow simple and complete control over post looping, and it’s output has been revised to show your posts as Bootstrap Cards. This way you can achieve […]

CustomStrap 2.3 is out

A minor update for CustomStrap is here, bringing a couple fixes and a new opt-in feature: optional HTML single post sharing buttons. No bloat, optional, full HTML-based sharing buttons to share your single posts on Facebook, WhatsApp, Telegram and Twitter. No JavaScript added. To enable these buttons, just tick the Enable Sharing Buttons checkbox in […]

Hello, I’m LiveCanvas 1.2

This update brings quite a bit of good news, introducing new features to save your time and some nice enhancements and bugfixes. One of the most notable additions, is that the  code editor gets a HTML/CSS tab to enable you easily add some CSS styling too to your HTML. This is handled using the WordPress […]

Introducing LiveCanvas 1.1

A hot update for the LiveCanvas WordPress plugin is out, enhancing performance and stability – and introducing some killer features. One-click export to self-contained HTML file You can now instantly export in one click the whole page you’re working on with LiveCanvas into a static HTML file – fully self-contained – which is created on […]

Developer interview: André Wunsch

André Wunsch is a really talented web designer from Berlin, Germany that works both  as a freelance and with agencies, to serve clients in Germany, Austria, Switzerland. He is a web designer, but also a web developer and SEO: so he knows how to build websites that are not only pleasing to the eye – […]